Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases that humanity has encountered in ancient times. Many famous personalities suffered from psoriasis: Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Nabokov, Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian .
In the 21st century, this problem has become global. In the United States, for example, more than 3% of the population suffers from psoriasis, and about 11% in the Scandinavian countries. The growing incidence and social significance of this pathology were reflected both in a special resolution of the World Health Organization (WHO) assembly on psoriasis, adopted in May 2014 , and in the WHO global report published in 2016 . Continue reading
Winter cold affects people in different ways. Some more tightly wrapped in fur coats and scarves and easily tolerate cold. They only occasionally notice: “frost is growing.” Others, those who are significantly less fortunate, regularly see skin irritations, rashes, and inflammations. Such manifestations may indicate an allergy to cold. What is a pathology? And can it be neutralized?
For a long time, doctors did not recognize the specific reaction of the skin to cold as an allergy. Not surprising. After all, frost or snow do not contain substances that can trigger a pathological reaction Continue reading
Dry skin is a frequent occurrence. At the same time, the skin can dry out not only on the face, but also on the arms, legs, body. What causes dry skin? How serious can this problem be? Is it possible to get rid of dryness and, if so, how to do it?
Why does the skin dry out?
Skin water is vital. It is she who makes our skin supple and supple. Due to moisture, the skin receives nutrition.
The saturation of the skin with moisture is affected by the uppermost stratum corneum and subcutaneous fat. They form a film on the surface of the skin, which protects the deeper layers from the Continue reading